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Christmas is fast approaching and we have been busy putting together a 2021 Book Gift Guide for you! Who enjoys Christmas? Gift giving can be stressful, so let me give you some great ideas for your friends & Family. Today I am posting a large Book Gift Guide because we love to encourage reading whenever possible. Each book in this gift guide has been hand selected by me, enjoy!
National Geographic Kids brings us a bright and colorful reference book for younger children to learn all about rocks, minerals and shells. Filled with fun facts, vocabulary words and stunning photographs this hardcover book will be fascinating to your budding geologist. Young readers will be able to tell the difference between the three types of rocks, all the different ways rocks and minerals can be used in our life and even what a scientist who studies shells is called. A great edition to your household’s nonfiction books, get Little Kids First Big Book of Rocks, Minerals and Shells to add to your collection!
Check out this fun and beautifully illustrated cookbook from the winner of “The Great British Baking Show “ David Atherton. So many fun simple recipes for little ones to enjoy , learn , and cook . With detailed but simple instructions, you can make smoothies, cakes , healthy meals and more.
Have you ever wondered about how some of the world’s most incredible structures were built? This book contains nearly 80 pages, covering the greatest works in engineering! It starts off discussing ancient techniques, then takes an in depth look at The Golden Gate Bridge, International Space Station, Hoover Dam, Great Wall of China, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower and many more! If offers great pictures and lots of information and details. It’s a really neat book to add to your collection and can be used by children and adults alike!
Amani Taylor may seem like your average kid but when night falls he becomes Awesome Amani defender of all that is good! by The Amazingly Sensational Kids media company presents the story of an ordinary boy taking on life’s daily challenges in an extraordinary way! Join Amani for his first day of school and help him tackle the jitters and fear following him around! Will they overtake him or will he summon up the strength to conquer these ghastly emotions?!
Across the Rainbow Bridge by Kevin Crossley Holland is a mythological collection of 5 tales contained in one hardcover book. Based on Norse mythology, these stories reveal what occurs when creatures from Middle Earth go over the rainbow bridge to aid humans in their quest for survival. This work is the companion volume to Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki. The dark and sometimes haunting illustrations by Jeffrey Alan Love add to the mystery of the stories.
Winter Lullaby by Dianne White tells the story of Mama Bear with her Small Bear as they get ready to slumber for the winter. They notice how the woods begin to quiet down with the cold weather approaching. This cozy and enchanting story is the perfect nighttime reading to get your Small Bear to sleep at the end of the day. Charming illustrations by Ramona Kaulitzki reveal the beauty of the forest with its animal friends in the winter.
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Discover a whole new world of exquisite creatures from many different countries in Owen Davey’s new My First Pop-up mythological creatures. Turn each page to reveal 15 unique mythological beasts and learn where each legend originates. The bright pop up is sure to catch the attention of readers of all ages.
Twas the night before christmas is a book that is known and loved by many. It’s a great gift to give to any age. This American poem was first published in 1823 and is portrayed beautifully in this edition by Clement C. Moore and illustrated by P.J. Lynch.
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright is a beautifully illustrated collection of animal poems for every day of the year. Start or finish your day with this anthology of 366 poems perfect to share with you little person and written by poets like William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Carl Sandburg, Grace Nichols, Matsuo Basho, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, and many more.
Rediscover Kenneth Grahame’s timeless classic The Wind in the Willows in this complete and unabridged edition, beautifully illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker-Smith. Enjoy picnics by the riverbank and relive all of the wild adventures of Mole, Ratty, Badger, and mischievous Mr. Toad with your little ones. It’s sure to bring a twinkle to their eye!
20 Big Trucks in the middle of Christmas is the perfect counting book to add to your holiday traditions. Trucks of all shapes and sizes including a donut truck, snowplow, crane, and semitrailer roll into a snowy town to set up the holiday festivities. When the star is being hoisted on top of the tree it wobbles and crashes to the ground. How will the trucks find a replacement in time for Christmas?
Books are always the perfect gift for anyone around the holidays. Pairing a classic with a modern story is a great way to preserve the old and introduce something new! The Robin and the Fir Tree, retold by Jason Jameson and originally written by Danish author Hans Christian Anderson, tells us about a fir tree wanting to see the sights that his friend the Robin has seen. But what will become of the fir tree when he is chosen to be chopped down and taken to town to be used as a celebratory Christmas tree? Discover this story of friendship and finding purpose in this literary classic. Where Snow Angels Go by Maggie O’Farrell is a story of a girl finding out she has an unusual protector. Even though she was not supposed to see him, he explains his purpose. He says she will forget about him but after a while, he is nearly all she can think about. She realizes that even though she cannot see him, he is always with her. These two beautifully illustrated hardcover books will be a delightful addition to your gift-giving this season!
With a veterinarian mother and a farmer father it’s no surprise that Jasmine Green loves and cares for a bunch of animals. Join her for another heartwarming story about an adorable donkey in A Donkey Called Mistletoe. Don’t forget to check out the rest of Jasmine’s animal adventures Helen Peters’ captivating series Jasmine Green Rescues.
What happens when the cat tries to be the dog? If you loved See the Cat, get ready for a new adventure. The dog is sick today and the cat is ready to take his place! See the Dog is a spoof on a classic early reader that is sure to make your little ones giggle with simple, repetitive phrases and tongue-in-cheek humor. It’s the perfect addition to any young reader’s library.
Now that you made it through all my book suggestions in my 2021 Book Gift Guide. I am so thankful you are here! Because of all of you followers these fun Events ( pictured above) get to happen. This year I am hosting my annual Facebook Live Giveaway where several of these books will be in!! I hope you join for chances to win these and so many other great Gifts and Gift Cards!
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